Free Press Journal
  • Hungarian Nobel Literature Prize winner Imre Kertesz dies

    Budapest: Hungarian author Nobel Literature Prize winner Imre Kertesz has died aged 86 early today in Budapest after a long illness, his publisher said. The Holocaust survivor, who won the Nobel in 2002, passed away at his home, the director of Magveto Publishing, Krisztian Nyary, said. “He was one of the 20th century’s most influential Hungarian writers, not just through his works but through his thoughts and worldview as well. He will remain hugely influential on other writers in years to

  • Dairy Industry

    Dairy Industry & Its Relevance to India

    The third joint forum of The Free Press Journal & Indian Merchants’ Chamber (IMC) was held on 22 March 2016 to discuss the concept of dairy industry and its relevance to India.Milk as a consumption item has never failed to excite India. But it was Dr. Kurien who gave a new impetus to the supply side of milk as well.  He did this through the NDDB (National Dairy Development Board) and the

  • Joint China-Hong Kong operation nabs illegal immigrants

    Beijing: A joint operation carried out by China and Hong Kong led to the arrest of 2,943 illegal immigrants, the media reported on Thursday. Among the detained immigrants, 2,860 are from Southeast Asia and 83 from South Asia, said the public security ministry on Wednesday. Most illegal immigrants were trying to sneak into Hong Kong from China to seek employment, it added.

  • Car LCDs that work in extreme cold, heat in the offing

    Washington: Scientists have developed new liquid crystal mixtures that may help keep the LCD displays in your car working, whether you are driving in the frigid depths of winter or under the broiling desert sun.

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    Alia Bhatt enjoys ‘girls night fun’ with mom, sis

    New Delhi: Alia Bhatt has indeed got every reason to celebrate, especially following the success of her movie ‘Kapoor and Sons’ and the ‘Shandaar’ actress was recently spotted parting hard with mother Soni Razdan and her sister Shaheen Bhatt.

  • Forget glass, now transparent wood to brighten homes!

    London: You may soon have a stronger material than glass for natural light to pass through the walls of your homes as scientists have developed transparent wood that could be used in building materials and could help home and building owners save money on their artificial lighting costs.

  • Unhappy with Modi govt as it took anti-Assam stand: AASU

    Tezpur: All Assam Students’ Union (AASU), the student movement in the 80s that gave birth to AGP, is unhappy with the BJP but is more worried about the emergence of AIUDF under Badruddin Ajmal, the face of Bengali Muslims, who has been gaining ground election after election.

  • Ranveer Singh to star in Rohit Shetty’s next

    Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh, who was last seen on screen in filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus “Bajirao Mastani”, has landed a film by director Rohit Shetty.

  • Warne takes swipe at Oz selectors post World T20 exit

    Johannesburg: Australian spin great Shane Warne has slammed his country’s selectors, saying that the ‘wrong’ choices in the batting line-up had led to their early exit from the ongoing World T20. Steve Smith’s side knocked out of prestigious T20 tournament after suffering a six-wicket defeat at the hands of hosts India in do-or-die group match at the Punjab Cricket Stadium in Mohali on Sunday.

  • Smartphone-based laser depth-sensing system to work outdoors

    New York: The researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are set to present a new infrared depth-sensing system that is built from a smartphone with a $10 laser attached to it which works outdoors as well as indoors.

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    SRK flies high during ‘Raees’ shoot

    New Delhi: Shah Rukh Khan, who is busy in ‘Raees’ shooting these days, has recently shared a sneak peek picture of the action sequence from the movie’s set.

  • US stands with Pak after Lahore attack: Obama tells Sharif

    Washington: President Barack Obama has reaffirmed the US’ commitment to partner with Pakistan to combat terrorism after the “appalling” Easter Sunday bombing in Lahore that killed 74 people. Obama telephoned Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to condole the deaths in the attack on innocent civilians. “This callous and appalling attack against innocent civilians, many of them women and children, underscores the critical danger that terrorism poses inside Pakistan, throughout the region, and around the globe,” the White House said in a readout